Contributed on Nov 2, 2014
Jude urges us to keep fighting for the faith especially against the false attitude that since we have forgiveness, we can live any way we want to.
How many of you are Twitter followers? I’m not, so forgive me if I don’t have this quite right. The way I understand Twitter is that it’s the ability to email the world without having to have anyone’s email address. The catch is that your message, or tweet as it is called, ...read more
Contributed on Nov 9, 2014
Jude's description of the judgment that awaits false teachers is a warning to us as we prepare for Judgment Day.
An earthquake followed by a landslide in 1958 generated a wave so tall and so powerful that it snapped trees 524 meters upslope as it bullied its way along Alaska’s Lituya Bay. 524 m is almost as tall as the CN Tower in Toronto! If you want to psyche yourself out before your next cruise or ...read more
Contributed on Nov 16, 2014
Jude speaks about the coming Judgment and how it's only by God's mercy that we are considered saints, or holy ones.
“Oh, when the saints go marching in Oh, when the saints go marching in Lord I want to be in that number When the saints go marching in.” Do you know what that song is about? Here’s a clue: it wasn’t originally a pep song for sports teams called the “Saints.” ...read more
Contributed on Nov 23, 2014
There is only one God and the only way to approach him is through faith in Jesus. Glory to Christ! We will want to insist on this truth in our dealings with one another.
“I even I am the Lord, and apart from me there is no…” Come on Sunday School children. This is the memory treasure you’ve been working on during the month of November. Help me recite it. “I even I am the Lord, and apart from me there is no…savior. I have revealed ...read more
Contributed on Nov 30, 2014
God warns us against complacency and urges us to keep seeking refuge in him.
Every fall the following tragedy unfolds across the world. Homes that were built with great effort are obliterated in an instant. Food that was prudently gathered gets scattered and lost to the wind. Parents helplessly watch as their children are run over, while other children are left without ...read more
Contributed on Dec 7, 2014
The Lord will be awesome in judgment so make use of his awesome grace now!
“Ottawa Obliterated! Vancouver Vaporized! Edmonton Eradicated!” Can you imagine waking up to news headlines like that? Sure, you’ve come to expect such language describing the previous night’s Oilers’ game. But what if those headlines were not about the hockey teams ...read more
Contributed on Dec 14, 2014
Only by fearing sin now and trusting in Jesus' forgiveness will we enjoy an eternal life without fear.
When do you feel the most secure? Is it when you’re snuggled in bed with the covers pulled up to your chin and all the doors locked? Or do you feel most secure when Mom and Dad and your whole family are in the same room together gathered around the Christmas tree and enjoying one ...read more
Contributed on Dec 21, 2014
God is not controlling as Satan would have us believe. He's with us to protect us and in fact sings over us. That's reason for us to rejoice!
How many Christmas hymns, carols, and songs are there? Do you have any idea? Our hymnal has 35 Christmas hymns while Wikipedia lists 77 Christmas carols that are unique to the English language. But it’s not just English speakers who celebrate Christmas. Germans, Norwegians, Ukrainians, ...read more